M DE PUIGSEC – Charming stone cottage in the Ripollès region
M de Puigsec is a stone cottage in the district of Vallfogona de Ripollès, in the Ripollès region in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains. Located just outside Vallfogona, a very small quiet village, surrounded by nature, fields, woods and river pools where you can enjoy a unique experience.
The house has a long history. It was built in the mid-18th Century and later renovated, and retains its original structure and its special charm. Both the interior and exterior combine a rustic-style featuring authentic stone walls with a modern decoration adapted to modern life.
Located in a rural setting with lots of trees and greenery and magnificent views of the area. Large garden on two levels, with different zones suitable for children and adults, and a lovely barbecue area where you can enjoy a relaxing break with friends or family. Surrounded on all sides by beautiful scenery, and a true haven of peace and quiet, the area is ideal for all kinds of outdoor activities such as walking, mountain biking or exploring the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park and the Pyrenees, among others.
Sleeps 5-6 guests
Tourist licence nº: HUTG-063368
The house is a 10-minute walk from the village. You get to it along a quiet road in an area with several other houses. The house is on a private 1000 m² plot, bordered by a small stone wall and trees, and there is outdoor parking space inside the grounds.
The house is arranged over two levels, although the holiday home is on the upper part. The entrance to the house is through the garden. There is a bright open-plan space with the kitchen, the dining room and the lounge. The spacious kitchen is at one end of the room, and has all the necessary utensils and appliances for your stay. In the lounge-dining area there is a wooden table and chairs, a sitting area with TV, coffee table, sofa and board games. This room also has a fireplace (the owner provides firewood for guests to use). Leading off from this room is a big 9 m² outside terrace with wonderful views of the garden and the surrounding mountains. Equipped with outdoor furniture: table and chairs. In the sleeping area, there are two triple bedrooms and a shared bathroom with bath, toilet and sink.
On the lower floor of the house is a closed area where bicycles and motorbikes can be kept. There is electric radiators and wifi throughout the house.
Large garden with grass, trees and different spaces for various uses. Area with a brick barbecue and wooden table and benches, a play area with football goalposts and badminton racquets for children and an upper area with stone table and benches, ideal for enjoying the cool shade in the summer or the warm sunshine in autumn. The house is located in a natural setting, so there are often cows or horses in the fields next to the property.
Bright spacious kitchen fully equipped with oven, microwave, Dolce Gusto coffee capsule machine, toaster, fridge, freezer, juicer, stove, tableware and glassware.
Lounge-dining room with fireplace, wooden table and chairs, sofa, TV, board games and windows with views.
2 triple bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: one double bed and one single bed, wardrobe, views outside.
Bedroom 2: three single beds, wardrobe, views outside.
Bathroom: bath, shower, toilet, sink, toilet paper, towels, hair dryer and hair straighteners.
Comfort: washing machine, iron, wifi throughout the house, electric radiators, outdoor parking area for cars and inside for bicycles and motorbikes.
Outside: different activity areas, brick barbecue, picnic area, place to relax with table and benches in the upper part, play area with football goalposts and badminton racquets.
The holiday home is in a 38 km² valley between Ripoll and Olot, 15 minutes by car to both towns. Vallfogona is a very small and charming medieval village, with a well-preserved old part. There are a couple of restaurants/bars, one of them which offers the option of buying some staple items so you don’t have to drive to the nearby towns.
The village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is a haven of peace and quiet. There are many well-signposted itineraries for those who enjoy walking, with different routes to suit all levels. The area is also well-known for its mountain bike routes and is ideal for motorcyclists who want to enjoy exploring the mountainous region on two wheels. Its location makes it an ideal destination all year round, as there are activities to do in each season: in the summer or spring visitors can enjoy the fresh mountain air and can also cool off in the public swimming pool in the village or in the rivers and rock pools, in autumn it is the perfect place for mushroom picking and in the winter, it is close to the snow-capped mountains for ski-ing or going on snowshoe excursions. Ideal for having a few days’ break with family or friends and enjoying time outside in the garden.